Corporate social investment (CSI)

 
Is social entrepreneurship the new charity?
Is social entrepreneurship the new charity?
Social entrepreneurship is not charity” say Mustaq Brey (CEO of Brimstone) and Kevin Barbeau, executive director of Women and Men Against Child...
The Brimstone Investment Corporation's story
The Brimstone Investment Corporation's story
It was at the very start of Brimstone Investment Corporation’s business journey that cofounder Mustaq Brey was given some advice from Professor...
Surprise jump in big business social investment spending
Surprise jump in big business social investment spending
South Africa’s large companies spent about R9.7-billion on corporate social investment (CSI) in 2018, the bulk of which went to projects or...
Integrating stakeholder engagement with shared value creation
Integrating stakeholder engagement with shared value creation
So much goes so wrong so quickly when we fail to understand each other; how perplexing, as we have been communicating for hundreds of...
Looking back to where it started
Looking back to where it started
Corporate social investment has undergone enormous change since the Investing in the Future Awards was launched 25 years ago. The awards have...
Getting on the goodwill band wagon
Getting on the goodwill band wagon
You can spend truckloads of cash on it. You can sell it for a pile of cash. But it is just mist and ghosts until you sell your business. It is the...
By Africa for Africa
By Africa for Africa
Africa is changing. There are signs of new energies, interests, actors and wealth. Yet underdevelopment, inequality and exclusion persist.
Sanlam aims to free 'economic slaves'
Sanlam aims to free 'economic slaves'
Financial literacy is a civil rights issue, said John Bryant, chief executive officer of the NGO Operation Hope, at the launch of Sanlam's...
Taking CSI into a bright new era
Taking CSI into a bright new era
When Investing in the Future was launched by the Mail & Guardian in 1989 corporate social investment (CSI) was a fledgling industry in South...
Manage CSI with heart
Manage CSI with heart
Corporate social investment (CSI) has become a buzzword in the past decade, but the quality of initiatives has been inconsistent and unreliable....

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